How inflammatory foods can affect your brain and lead to depression and anxiety.
Naturopaths and holistic healers have always focused on gut health as the gateway to healing. But as a physician not specialized in gastroenterology, my involvement with gut health and ecology used to consist of Malox and Immodium for the side effects of psychotropics. These days, though, it’s a near obsession. Some enlightened practitioners would argue
I’ll have the egg white omelet, please. Since the 1950’s, we’ve been told that eating fat makes you fat and that avoiding traditional fats (i.e. butter, animal meats, lard, eggs) in lieu of industrialized, man-made fat substitutes is highly recommended. Why did we agree to disavow several millennia of instinctive eating in favor of a
I wasn’t always a clean living crusader. But pregnancy has a way of turning on that just-tell-me-what-to-do-to-get-this-right-NOW switch. Five years ago, that switch was activated for me when a friend gave me Green Babies, Sage Moms when I was expecting my first baby. As I read that book, I realized that doctors aren’t taught to help
Sitting in a CEDH-sponsored homeopathy course, I shared the discomfort that many of the allopathically-trained students felt percolating when the instructor admitted to a minimal evidence base; “When it works, it works, and sometimes it doesn’t.” There was some allusion to the difficulty of standardizing interventions for purposes of a placebo-controlled trial, and reference to